The Glen Echo

Every Comeback Starts With a Setback

by James Stewart, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

On a hot, muggy August morning, the Glen Rock High School Varsity football team grabbed the monstrous water coolers, the hefty med kit, and their brand new cleats, and trotted out to the field for another morning practice. Smiles gleamed across the faces of all the players, seniors and juniors joked...

What do students think about their first week of online learning?

by The Glen Echo

March 20, 2020

*Some students have chosen to remain anonymous for personal privacy.  Highlights: Describe your experience in online classes over the first week of distance learning. “It’s very lonely. I feel like I’m confined and I don’t have any freedom. When I get my work done, I just sit there do...

What do students think about the proposed restructuring?

by The Glen Echo

March 10, 2020

Grace Huisking, 12 - “We should probably have two principals, because I want my principal to know my name.” Sarina Trivedi, 10 -  “6th graders are not going to feel comfortable going to a brand new school where they are going to be overwhelmed with the drop schedule and walking in the same...

Students perform at winter concert

Students in the Concert Choir perform as the finale of the Winter Concert.

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Over 150 students participated in the winter concert on Wednesday, Dec. 11.  Students in the band, orchestra, and choirs showcased their talents to a large audience of parents, teachers, students, and administrators. The concert opened with the Chamber Orchestra directed by music teacher John Diome...

Mindful breathing to counter student stress

The first-ever mindful breathing session took place on Oct. 24. The session saw no students but English teacher Randi Metsch-Ampel sees success in the future for these sessions.

by Ryan Hornish, Assistant to the Editorial Board

November 13, 2019

Starting Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch, ten-minute mindful breathing Sessions will be held for students feeling overwhelmed from school and extracurriculars. These sessions will take place during the first half of lunch, as to not interfere with students’ free period. English teacher Rand...

A twist on baking gluten free

by Sarah Jennings, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

When entering the home of high school student, Nina Bober, you will find that most of the action is in the kitchen. Nina Bober has recently begun to use her passion for baking—with a restricted diet—to create new dessert recipes. Nina Bober, a junior taking classes like AP English and Language an...

Former athletes praised in Glen Rock Hall of Fame

Ben Probert and his family at the GRHOF Induction on Oct. 13 at the Tides in North Haledon.

by Rob Zamparelli, Social Media Manager (Twitter)

October 27, 2019

The 2019 Glen Rock Hall Fame Induction was held on Oct. 13 at the Tides in North Haledon for its 5th induction of coaches, players and teams. The list of the 2019 inductees can be found on The Glen Rock Hall of Fame website ( The Glen Rock Hall of Fame was created in 2008 by ...

Pardon her French

Emma Shiels poses in Annecy, France

by Lauren Patasnik, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The young girl with brown hair and green eyes climbed into her sailing boat and started heading towards the horizon. The rain was hitting her face while the wind swayed her back and forth. She suddenly heard a smashing sound and was almost thrown overboard. Her boat filled with water and nightmares began...

Freshman Actress Dons Lacrosse Goalie Pads Between Acts 

by Yana Prakhina, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The 14-year-old freshman may have been a part of the theater community since she was five years old, but back then she wasn't exactly jumping for joy to be the next background tree in Peter Pan. Today, Lily Alvino has acted in 23 different plays and is now taking on lead roles. Her family friends...


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